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THE3023 Acting 4

Semester 2, 2022 Toowoomba On-campus
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 2 July 2022

Staffing

Examiner: David Burton

Requisites

Pre-requisite: THE3011 and Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: BCRA or BCAR

Overview

Graduand students need to demonstrate their work and professional qualities in a showcase production that presents to the professional industry and which has been achieved utilizing industry standard processes and time-frames.

This practice-led course engages in the rehearsing and performance of public outcomes chosen from the contemporary world repertoire. The plays are presented as a MainStage production for public audiences, both stage and screen.

Course learning outcomes

On successful completion of this course students should be able to:

  1. effectively communicate their performance to a diverse audience (TLO 3);
  2. work at an industry-entry level professional standard on processes, theories, technical skills and sensibilities relevant to their field of practice (TLO 1);
  3. initiate their own learning, professional practice and collaboration with others within a professional framework (TLO 5);
  4. be critically self-aware, and to be able to apply that critical capacity to the work of others (TLO 6);
  5. employ their capacity for critical thinking and judgement to solve creative problems related to professional processes and practice (TLO 2);
  6. adapt their ‘voice’ to different types of audience they may encounter (TLO 4).

Topics

Description Weighting(%)
1. Professional rehearsal methodologies and techniques 40.00
2. Professional performance 30.00
3. Professional practice and conduct 15.00
4. Devising and delivering workshops 15.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

There are no texts or materials required for this course.

Student workload expectations

To do well in this subject, students are expected to commit approximately 10 hours per week including class contact hours, independent study, and all assessment tasks. If you are undertaking additional activities, which may include placements and residential schools, the weekly workload hours may vary.

Assessment details

Approach Type Description Group
Assessment
Weighting (%) Course learning outcomes
Assignments Creative Performance 1 No 50 2,3,4,5
Assignments Creative Performance 2 No 30 1,2,6
Assignments Creative Performance 3 No 20 1,2,6
Date printed 2 July 2022